We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Cornwall camping holiday

Tiny hut but of great importance in its heyday and a great reminder of how we would communicate... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
55skippy95
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
You can't enter, but well worth a stop

The hut door is locked, but you get a good view in, and it is very interesting to see the cables... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
CyFiGal
,
Seattle, Washington
Read all 6 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good33%
  • Average33%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 9, 2018
“Cornwall camping holiday ”
Jun 25, 2018
“You can't enter, but well worth a stop”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Porthcurno TR19 6JX, England
Write a ReviewReviews (6)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Filter
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Tiny hut but of great importance in its heyday and a great reminder of how we would communicate with the rest of the world. Worth a peak in.

Thank 55skippy95
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 25 June 2018

The hut door is locked, but you get a good view in, and it is very interesting to see the cables (labeled) from all over the world. From the hut, it's a nice walk to the beach.

Thank CyFiGal
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The hut was closed when we went past but it is easy to imagine what life would be like there and the location above the beach is lovely.

Thank Jean S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Worth a walk past if you visit the museum. Its a small hut on the way to the beach where all the communication cables come into from the Atlantic. Its a shame that in a way that's all it is even though its so important,...More

Thank Wideparting
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This is really just a single room with the telegraph cables in place, 1 board with some information and an audio explanation. You can't actually enter the room, but look through a locked gate.

Thank Steve H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is no more than a tiny hut at the side of the path leading to the beach but if you cut across to it from the path you will find the side door is open with a grille so you can peer in. What...More

Thank Jan W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Cable Hut staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit